Speech and Language Therapist - Mental Health

Wigan, Greater Manchester, England
WN3 5NZ
Pay
£ 41500.0 - 41500.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
16 Nov 2020
Closes
14 Dec 2020

Job Description

Speech and Language Therapist - Mental Health - Band 7 - Atherton, Wigan - £41,500+ per annum

Working hours: 37.5 per week

We are currently looking for a highly experienced and enthusiastic Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist to join a mental health service in Atherton, Wigan. The service is a purpose-built medium/low secure service which provides care to men with personality disorder and/or mental needs, as well as care for people who are deaf or have complex communication needs.

The benefits of this Speech and Language Therapist role:

  • £41,500+ per annum
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities

Duties as a Speech and Language Therapist:

  • Manage complex cases, cultural and linguistic differences, and to generate strategies.
  • To demonstrate specialist knowledge in communication and swallowing disorders.
  • To contribute to the assessment and information-gathering regarding service users' mental capacity and ability to give informed consent with support from senior colleagues, and to assist service user's to maximise their independence in decision-making and communicating their wishes

Requirements of this Speech & Language Therapist role include:

  • You will hold a degree in Speech & Language Therapy
  • Be a registered member of the HCPC
  • Experience in mental health
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The legal right to work in the UK

For more information please email Apply

Ref: DZ-11000

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